The United States has again expressed concern over the movements of Chinese troops along the Indian border. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also announced the presence of 60,000 Chinese troops on the Line of Actual Control (LAC). At the same time, top US diplomats have been vocal about Beijing’s ‘aggression’. The Indian media Hindustan Times reported this.
Pompeo on Tuesday traveled to Tokyo for a meeting of the Quad Foreign Ministers of India, the United States, Japan and Australia. According to Indian government sources, he discussed the situation in Ladakh with Indian Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar. The recent aggression of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in the Pacific and South China Sea was also discussed in this meeting.
“The quad is made up of the world’s four largest democratic and economic powers,” Pompeo said in an interview to a TV channel on Friday after returning from Tokyo. And for all of us, the behavior of the Chinese Communist Party is becoming increasingly dangerous. “
Coincidentally, a few months ago, Pompeo spoke with Ladakh, about the “threat” of Chinese naval aggression in the South China Sea. He said, China The South China Sea is not a coastal kingdom of China. If Beijing continues to violate international law in this way and independent countries do nothing about it, the Chinese Communist Party, which has seen history, will occupy many more territories.
In an interview, the US Secretary of State said, “Everyone now knows how China got involved in a physical confrontation on the Himalayan border in North India. 60,000 troops deployed. Australia wants an unbiased investigation into the origin and spread of the virus (corona) As a result, they were also threatened and persecuted by the Chinese Communist Party.
Pompeo called for increased cooperation and coordination among the Quad countries to deal with China in this situation. Describing his meeting with Jaishankar as “fruitful”, the US Secretary of State said, “America will need allies in this war. We will also be by their side.”
“The West has long ignored the bad behavior of the Chinese Communist Party,” he said. “The world is awake now.” The US has started working to form an anti-China coalition under the leadership of Donald Trump.